Halloween Tips for Your Pets!

It’s a spooky time of year, and our pets want to join in the fun, too! While we get excited about disguising our pet in fun costumes, here are some things to keep in mind as Halloween festivities approach. 1. Candy is not to share with your furry friends. This one likely seems very obvious

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Protect your dog against Lyme disease

Ticks “hitch” a ride on our pets by sticking out their “thumbs” and jumping on board. Protect your dog against Lyme disease transmitted by some of these hitchhikers! Outdoor activities are always better when our four legged friends are with us. Whether we are walking, running, swimming, or just lounging around the yard, life is

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August 15 is Check the Chip Day!

Natural disasters across the country inevitably lead to stories of lost pets. And, we’ve all heard heartwarming stories where a family has moved and their beloved pet gets lost only to find their way back to their family. Most of the time, these stories are because the pet was microchipped making it easy to locate

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Why Should I Vaccinate My Pet?

Vaccinations are an important part of your dog’s or catʼs healthcare routine. At VIP Petcare, we believe ongoing vaccinations throughout the life of your pet are critical to its health and happiness. Cats and dogs need regular vaccinations to prevent diseases than can shorten their life. Our staff is knowledgeable and educated about what vaccines

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August is Immunization Awareness Month!

Check back here often for information about vaccines needed to keep your pets safe while at home and on the go. Canine Flu Vaccination It is always fun to take our pups with us while traveling. We want to make sure they are protected from diseases that can make them sick. Canine Infectious respiratory disease

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Clear the Shelters on July 23!

VIP Petcare and NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations have teamed up to help Clear the Shelters! Join us on Saturday, July 23, at hundreds of participating animal shelters across the country to find new homes for thousands of pets! Participating shelters will be offering low cost or zero cost adoptions as part of this event. This

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Make your pet’s 4th of July Holiday “ Independent” of Accidents and Danger

Proper ID is essential: If you dog jumps ship, make sure he has a chip! Make sure your pet has a microchip! July 5th is one of the business days at Animal Shelters across the nation. Pets frightened by fireworks often run and get lost. Having your pet microchipped is the best way to have

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